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Local Doctor Helps Parents Understand Their Babies

Local Doctor Helps Parents Understand Their Babies

Kevin Nugent, Ph.D, director of the Brazelton Institute at Children's Hospital, Boston, has become an expert in interpreting the language of babies. He has written a new book to help parents decode and understand the behavior of their infants.
Birthing in the Bay State: Trends and News

Birthing in the Bay State: Trends and News

Our annual look at pregnancy and childbirth in Massachusetts explores free-range childbirth, traditional baby names, re-purposing baby gear and the state's distinction of having the most twins and the oldest first-moms in the nation.
Relationships: When a Spouse’s Gifts Miss the Mark

Relationships: When a Spouse’s Gifts Miss the Mark

"Relationships" is a column that explores our interactions with our kids, our spouses or partners, our parents or in-laws, and others. Here, a woman asks how to get her husband to give more inspiring holiday or birthday gifts.
A Pediatric Intern at Boston’s Children’s Hospital Pens New Book

A Pediatric Intern at Boston’s Children’s Hospital Pens New Book

Meghan MacLean Weir, M.D., author of Between Expectations: Lessons from a Pediatric Residency, talks about her time spent at Children's Hospital in Boston .
Families Gone Wild! Why Roughhousing is Actually Good for You

Families Gone Wild! Why Roughhousing is Actually Good for You

You may want to stop your kids from all that wild horseplay they like to engage in. But roughhousing boosts their fitness, intelligence, social skills and the bond you share with them. Learn how, along with some roughhousing moves to do together!
High-Profile Women Share Moms’ Best Advice

High-Profile Women Share Moms’ Best Advice

Seven high-profile Boston women, including Boston's school superintendent and celebrated chef Jody Adams, share the advice they remember most from their mothers.
Be a Weekend Foster Family to a Puppy!

Be a Weekend Foster Family to a Puppy!

Your family could be a weekend foster family for a puppy being trained as an assistance dog for people with disabilities.
Great Alternative Sports for Kids

Great Alternative Sports for Kids

Not all kids like the go-to sports of football, soccer, baseball and basketball. Here's a look at four alternative sports that are great for kids – badminton, fencing, synchronized swimming and Double Dutch!